My daughter just got her period? Now what?
We can never really know when our daughter will start her period.  Sometimes it can take us completely by surprise, and even when we are prepared, there can be questions of what to do next. Working through each of these will help ensure she has everything she needs to know covered off for the first little while, and remember to ...
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Plastic Free Periods for Plastic Free July
It's Plastic Free July and it's time our periods are no longer a burden on the environment.  Did you know that many mainstream brands of pads contain plastic, which means they take 500 years or more to break down.  A recent study has found that some mainstream brands of pads contain 2.4g of plastic per pad and 36g of plastic per pa ...
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Dealing with Excess Oestrogen
Why do we need to know about excess oestrogen and what can we do about it?   Before we look at excess oestrogen, let's have an overview of what oestrogen is.  We have three kinds of oestrogen, each made in different parts of the body, some are made in the fat cells and adrenal glands, but the most, during our menstruating ...
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Signs your daughter is grieving her life before her period
It is very normal to feel a sense of loss and mourning with any big life changes we have. Think about your own life experiences when you've felt that sense of loss and grief.  Moving into motherhood is often a time women feel that sense of loss from their carefree childless selves, as do many women as they cross into menopause - ...
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5 reasons why you need to prepare for perimenopause in your 40’s
You know how important I think it is to prepare our young tweens for their periods.  I’m finding it’s just as important to prepare us ladies for perimenopause for our overall wellbeing.  Same for motherhood, but I missed that boat at the time, and I know there are so many woman doing important matrescence work. So here’s 5 reaso ...
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5 Reasons why we need to prepare for perimenopause in our 40’s
You know how important I think it is to prepare our young tweens for their periods, well I’m finding it’s just as important to prepare us ladies for menopause. Same for motherhood, but I missed that boat at the time, and I know there are so many woman doing important matrescence work.   So here’s 5 reasons why we need to ...
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16 – Pelvic health for teens and young women with Jen Dugard
Jen Dugard is the CEO of Body Beyond Baby PTY LTD, creator of Fitness Professional certification Safe Return to Exercise and author of the book How to Love your Body as much as your Baby. With 15yrs industry experience Jen’s ultimate mission is to ensure all mums are looked after safely & effectively within the fitness indus ...
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celebrate her first period
13 ways to celebrate your daughters first period
We celebrate so many of the important milestones in our children's lives, but celebrating her first period (menarche) has been one rite of passage that's been left off that list. It's time to bring the celebration back. During your conversations about periods you could talk about ways in which you could celebrate, and get ...
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15 – Why Unschooling with Christie Edwards
In this episode I'm talking with Christie Edwards, unschooling mother of four.  We talk about the how's and why's of unschooling for those looking at stepping outside the conventional school system and into a new paradigm of unschooling. Listen on Spotify Listen on iTunes Find Christie at: Instagram: Christie Edwards ...
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14 – PELVIC HEALTH WITH JACQUI TOOHEY
Jacqui Toohey is Health & Fitness Coach helping women to build strong, healthy minds, bodies & habits so that their strongest, fittest and healthiest years are ahead of them not behind them.  In this episode we talk about the importance of looking after how pelvic health through perimenopause, what to look out for and st ...
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